Applications Of 3D Printing In The Medical Field
By Matthew Miller
Published: June 19, 2013.
Although 3D printing was first patented in 1986, only in the last decade has it's medical applications been realized. 3D printing has been essential in automating many processes that doctors used to perform by hand. 3D printing has been utilized in the fields of prosthetics, biofabrication, and drug printing.